Voted “Best Downhill Skiing in the Berkshires” in the 2010 Berkshire Eagle Readers poll and by far the best deal and closest is the oldest ski lift in the area located in Pittsfield just 22 minutes from the inn. Bousquet Offers: downhill skiing, snow boarding, tubing with an adventure park on its way. 413-442-8316 101 Dan Fox Drive Pittsfield, MA 01201
Just a twenty minute drive from Topia Inn, you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding on Jiminy Peak’s 45 trails. They offer lessons and are open late for night skiing. 413-738-5500 800-882-8859 37 Corey Rd. Hancock, MA 01237
Butternut Mountain offers skiing, snowboarding cross-country and tubing for winter sports enthusiasts of all ages. There is a ski school and rental shop and 22 downhill ski trails. Butternut is located near Great Barrington, MA, approximately 50 minutes from Topia Inn.413-528-2000 380 State Rd., Rte. 23 Great Barrington, MA 01230
Located on the New York, Massachusetts border, the Catamount Ski Area is home to the Catapult trail, the steepest run in the Berkshires, as well as Ridge Run to Upper and Lower Promenade – 2.5 miles, the longest run in the Berkshires! In total there are 32 trails of differing levels and lengths to explore. There is a ski school for beginners and a variety of special ski packages. Catamount Mountain is about 65 minutes away from Topia Inn. 413-528-1262 State HWY 23 S. Egremont, MA 01258
Just an hour away from Topia Inn, in southern Vermont, is Mt. Snow. Mount Snow is in the Green Mountain National Forest and operates under a special use permit from the U.S. Forest Service. It offers, skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snow mobile tours and snowshoeing. Mt. Snow has 80 trails for every level.
Known as “Vermont’s Sun Mountain” Bromley is a family-friendly ski resort just an hour and a half north of Topia Inn. With over 40 trails and 3 terrain parks (for different levels) there is something for everyone.
CROSS COUNTRY and SNOW SHOEING
Walk out the door at Topia Inn and and get onto the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail that goes 11 miles on a wonderful journey from the town of Adams to just beyond the two large lakes of Cheshire.
Clarksburg State Parkoffers cross country skiing, snowshoeing and is just north of Mass MoCA 413-664-8345 413-663-8469 1199 Middle Road Clarksburg, MA 01247.
Mt Greylock State Reservation can be accesses by car just 5 minutes from the inn. It offers snowshoeing and back-country skiing (both groomed and un-groomed trails) dog sledding, snowmobiling 413-499-4262
Just up route 8 10 minutes away is Natural Bridge State Park is on 47 acres of land next door to Vermont. It offers some cross country skiing and snowshoeing 413-663-6312 McCauley Road, off Rte. 8 North Adams, MA 01247
trail is one loop so no map
Notchview is by far the largest cross country ski area nearby and offers cross country skiing, skate skiing, skijoring (skiing with dogs) and snowshoeing413-684-0148 Route 9 Windsor, MA 01270
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Pittsfield State Forest Offers: cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling 413-442-8992 1041 Cascade St. Pittsfield, MA 01201
Savoy Mountain State Forest Offers: cross country skiing, snowshoeing 413-663-8469 260 Central Shaft Road Florida, MA 01247
For ski equipment rentals contact Berkshire Outfitters here in Adams. 413-743-5900